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Rolls-Royce to recruit 200 for testing facility in Derby

Rolls-Royce is to create 200 jobs at a new £150m testing facility in Derby. The BBC reports the facility will test large civil aero-engines.

Have you made the Investing in Talent Awards shortlist?

The shortlist has been announced for the Recruiter Investing in Talent Awards 2017 (see full list below).

28 June 2017

Barmaid dismissal for clothing faux pas raises discrimination concerns for recruiters

Recruiters have been warned to be wary of potentially discriminatory demands from clients following a case involving a barmaid, who claimed she was dismissed for refusing to wear a bra.

Hospitality/Leisure 28 June 2017

Best of Both Worlds campaign to get doctors and nurses to work in Northamptonshire

Four Northamptonshire-based NHS healthcare providers and the University of Northampton have joined forces to launch a recruitment campaign.

Public sector, Marketing 28 June 2017

Companies announce nearly 800 new UK jobs

Smart home battery company Moixa, Brasserie Bar Co and Restwell Manufacturing are collectively creating 780 jobs in the UK.

Industry calls for clarity over EU workers’ status

While recruiters should welcome government plans to give EU workers currently in the UK settled status, questions remain over how these plans will work in practice.

LegislationLegal 27 June 2017

Unions less than ecstatic as Taylor extols virtues of flexible work

Two weeks ahead of the publication of his long-awaited government review, Matthew Taylor has voiced his support for Britain’s flexible labour market and allowing people to work in the way that they choose.

Legislation 27 June 2017

Recruitment consultant gets celebs to video messages for friends’ wedding

A recruitment consultant has managed to persuade the likes of comedian Matt Lucas, F1 driving ace Jenson Button and perhaps most impressively of all Neighbours’ Dr Karl Kennedy to appear in a video played during his recent best man speech.

Lighter Side 27 June 2017

US Bazaarvoice creates 170 jobs in Belfast

Texas-based software firm Bazaarvoice is creating 170 jobs at a new European base in Northern Ireland over the next three years.

Settled status for EU workers good for UK plc

Recruiters have welcomed government plans granting EU workers “settled status” post-Brexit as good for UK plc and for the hiring of talent into the recruitment sector itself.

Recruiters warned of the dangers of work relationships

Recruiters have been urged to ensure they have a robust ‘relationships at work’ policy in place, as new research reveals almost half of office workers fantasise about having sex with a colleague.

HR 26 June 2017

Computershare to create 300 jobs in Edinburgh

Australian financial services company Computershare is to create 300 new jobs over the next three to four years at a new technology centre of excellence in Edinburgh.

Are these the weirdest interview questions ever?

Would you refuse to serve a man accompanied by his pet goose on a lead?

Lighter Side 26 June 2017

APPOINTMENTS: 26-30 JUNE 2017

This week’s appointments include: Beyond Associés, Clear Company, IQX, Futurestep, Kentemp Recruitment & Staffing, Mazda Motors UK, Peace Recruitment, TeamJobs

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 26-30 JUNE 2017

This week’s contracts and deals, including Amrop, CIPD, Driver Hire, Gravitas Recruitment Group, Hays Talent Solutions, Kubrick Group, Liquid Careers, N-Trust Care Services, Nakama, Recruitive Software, Sheffield Haworth

NEW TO THE MARKET: 26-30 JUNE 2017

Latest new launches, openings or products within the recruitment industry, including: Airswift, Argyll Scott, BSI, Cartus Corporation, CILT, National Locums, NonStop Recruitment, Talentpuddle, Technically Compatible, The Best Connection

Don’t have a ruff day – bring your dog to work

It’s Bring Your Dog to Work Day, so to celebrate Recruiter trotted round the corner and spoke to consultants at Farringdon-based Profiles Creative about their part-time resident pooch, French bulldog Pudding.

Lighter SideRec-to-rec 23 June 2017

Fruit growers could go out of business due to labour shortages

The director of a soft fruits supplier has asked the government to allow seasonal fruit pickers from the EU an easier ride into the UK or see firms like his go out of business.

Agriculture 23 June 2017

JLR works with Gorillaz to find cracking talent

Carmaker Jaguar Land Rover and Gorillaz are working together to recruit the next generation of engineering talent.

Recruiters urged to review safe workplace policies

Recruiters have been urged to keep policies about providing a safe place of work under review, in light of this week’s summer heatwave.

New jobs come to Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland has benefited to the tune of almost 200 new jobs, revealed in announcements released by regional development agency Invest NI.

Recruiters welcome softer Brexit stance in Queen’s Speech

Recruiters have welcomed an anticipated ‘softer’ stance on immigration than previously indicated from government following yesterday’s Queen’s Speech.

Suits you – or does it? Goodman Masson brings in relaxed dress code

Goodman Masson’s new dress code reflects the nature of the changing workplace, according to the financial recruiter’s CEO Guy Hayward.

Armed forces to bring in flexible working

The UK’s armed forces are to benefit from flexible working, thanks to measures announced in yesterday’s Queen’s Speech.

Candidates, how to rub recruiters up the wrong way

Arrogant or rude candidates need not to apply, if research from CV-Library is anything to go by.

Lighter SideRec-to-rec 22 June 2017

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